The Admiral at the Lake Blog

Community Spotlight: Get to Know our CFO, Dan Churchill

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Nov 16, 2018 2:05:18 PM

Since 2012, Dan Churchill, Chief Financial Officer at The Admiral at the Lake, enjoys the work that he does for the community and treasures the time he spends with the residents and staff members. Not only does he love his job, but he also loves the surrounding Chicago community that he lives and works in.

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Topics: Lifecare, Life Plan Community, Chicago Lifestyle

My Chicago: Delicious Chicago Foods You Must Experience

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Aug 22, 2018 12:01:43 PM

There’s always something good cooking in Chicago! With over 7,300 restaurants in a city that is known for its cultural diversity, there are so many food options to choose from.

These restaurants come in all shapes and sizes, and range from fine dining to casual small mom-and-pop shops. We obviously can’t cover all of Chicago’s restaurants in this blog, but we will cover the iconic, must-have Chicago foods and destinations around The Admiral at the Lake.

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle

My Chicago: Inspired to Give Back to the Community

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Aug 8, 2018 9:10:19 AM

Whatever stage of life you may be in, it’s never too late to do good for the community. There are so many benefits of volunteering, not only for the community but for yourself as well.

Learn how one resident at The Admiral at the Lake donates his time and how you can get started volunteering.

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle

My Chicago: Festive Fun in the Sun

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Aug 1, 2018 9:35:08 AM

Active. Festive. The best season in the city. That’s how one resident at The Admiral at the Lake describes summer in Chicago.

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle

My Chicago: The Best of Both Worlds

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 30, 2018 1:48:46 PM

As you may already know, Chicago is known to have a little bit of something for everyone. There is a lot of history, culture and art to explore throughout the city. And if you like the city life as well as nature, Chicago neighbors Lake Michigan and offers plenty of beaches and trails to fulfill both interests.

It’s one of Joan’s favorite aspects of life in Chicago. Joan shares with us her Chicago experience.

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle

My Chicago: Hidden Treasures

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 16, 2018 1:02:22 PM

If you have ever visited Chicago, you may have felt slightly overwhelmed with all of the options of things to do and see in such a short window of time. And if you live in Chicago, you may still be working through all of the many activities available to you.

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle

My Chicago: Lifelong Learning in Chicago

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 9, 2018 12:43:08 PM

Lifelong learning has started to become a priority when older adults begin to plan for their future. In fact, according to a survey in 2017,  Assessing Consumer Interest in University-Based Retirement Communities, priorities among Americans over 65 when moving to a retirement community affiliated with a college or university showed the following results:

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle

My Chicago: A Great Place to Call Home

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 11, 2018 10:20:29 AM

Frank Sinatra sang it best: “And each time I roam, Chicago is calling me home, Chicago is why I just grin like a clown – It’s my kind of town!” Over 2.7 million people call Chicago home and find plenty of things to love about what the city has to offer.

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle

February Events

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 24, 2018 12:53:48 PM

chicago eventsWhether you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day outing or simply looking for a fun weekend festival, Chicago has plenty of February events to keep you entertained.

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle

Quaker Values: Lifelong Learning in Chicago

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 9, 2018 1:06:26 PM

Kendal, the not-for-profit parent company of The Admiral at the Lake, has been working to transform our culture’s view of the aging process since the 1970s. Although the Kendal System is not affiliated with any religious institution, it was founded with the principles of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in mind.

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Topics: Chicago Lifestyle